Terms of Use

Terms of Use/ Service Agreement

palkishaadi.com welcomes you gladly as your personal mediator advertiser. palkishaadi.com is a popular advertising platform providing targeted advertising services for match making alliances & replaces the traditional newspaper classified. We help you in promoting & advertising your profile to the prospective alliance partner to drive an ACCEPT, the first step in seeking a life partner. You can register yourself at our website for free of cost. We also offer premium Memberships wherein one can promote his or her Profile through various ways such as Premium Interest Wall, Inbox, Search, Emails, Palkishaadi Chat, SMS, etc.

Terms of Use

In order to use our website, you need to register as a member of the site. The Member or any users using the site agree to be bound by these Terms of Use (Agreement). If you like to become a member and promote or advertise you profile  to other Members and make use of  the palkishaadi.com service, read these terms of use & follow the instructions in  the registration process. Our service shall internally assist you in promoting and making your profile visible to the other members to drive higher Accepts from the relevant members. This agreement sets out the legally binding terms of your use of the site membership. From time to time this agreement can be modified for better servicing by palkishaadi.com.

  1. Eligibility: Use this website or to register yourself as a member of the palkishaadi.com, you must be of legal Marriageable age as per the Laws of Bangladesh & India (Currently, 18yrs or over for females & 21yrs or over for the males). We are only to facilitate personal advertisement for lawful marriage alliance between persons who are legally competent to enter into matrimony under the laws to which they are subject. Membership in the service is void where prohibited. By Using this site, you represent & warrant that you have the right, authority, and legal capacity to enter into this agreement and that you are not prohibited or prevented by any applicable law for the time being in force or any order or decree or injunction from any court tribunal or any such competent authority restraining you from entering into matrimony. You need to abide by all of the terms and conditions of this Agreement. At anytime if palkishaadi.com is of opinion or has any reason to believe that you are not eligible to become a member or that you have made any misrepresentation regarding your eligibility, palkishaadi.com reserves the right to forthwith terminate your membership and/ or you right to use the service without any refund to you of any of your unutilized fee.
  2. Term: You can terminate your membership as per your own wish, at any time, for any reason by writing to palkishaadi.com. If you terminate your membership, you will not be entitled to refund of any unutilized subscription fees, if any paid by you, except where otherwise stated in writing.
    palkishaadi.com may terminate your access to the site and /or you membership for any reason effective upon sending notice to you at the email address as provided you in your application for the membership or such other email address as you may later provided to palkishaadi.com. Certain Provisions of this agreement including iv, v, vii and sections ix to xiv, of this Agreement shall remain effective even on termination. Term or the duration for the paid membership would be in accordance with the type of the membership undertaken.
  3. Non-Commercial Use by Members: Our site palkishaadi.com is for only personal use of individual members to advertise and promote their profile for the purpose of generating Accepts form relevant matches and cannot be used in connection with any commercial means. Such as providing links to other websites, whether deemed competitive to palkishaadi.com or otherwise. Organization, companies and/or business cannot become Members of palkishaadi.com and should not use the palkishaadi.com service or site for any purpose. An Unauthorized uses or illegal use of the site, like unauthorized framing of or linking to the site will be investigated and appropriate legal action will be taken, without limitation, civil, criminal and injunctive redress.

Other Terms of Use by Members:

  1. We reserve the right in its sole discretion to review the activity & status of each account & block the account of a member based on such review.
  2. You hereby confirm that as on date of this registration, you do not have any kind of objection to receiving emails, messages and calls from palkishaadi.com and members of palkishaadi.com as long as you are a registered member of palkishaadi.com. This consent shall supersede any preferences set by you with or registration done with the Do Not Disturb (DND Register)/National Customer Preference Register (NCPR). This consent extends to emails, messages or calls relating but not limited to phone number verification, the provision of matchmaking advertising service, Match making enquiries and promotions.
  3. Numerous profiles of the same person are not allowed on palkishaadi.com. We reserve the right to deactivate all the multiple profiles without any refund of subscription fees.
  4. Except for the purpose of promoting/advertising you profile for matchmaking purposes, you cannot engage in advertising to, or solicitation of, other members to buy or sell any products or services through the service. You will not transmit any chain chain letters or junk email to other palkishaadi.com members. Although palkishaadi.com cannot monitor the conduct of its Members off the palkishaadi.com Site, it is also a violation of these rules to use any information obtained from other members in order to harass, abuse, or harm another person, or in order to contact, advertise to, solicit, or sell to any member without their prior explicit consent.
  5. In order to protect our members from any abuse or misuse, palkishaadi.com reserves the right to take appropriate steps as it deems appropriate in its sole discretion with the intention to protect the interest of other members.
  6. You will not be allowed to use any automated processes such as IRC Bots, EXE’s, CGI or any other programs to view content on or communicate/contact/respond/interact with palkishaadi.com or its members.
  7. We have the rights to screen the communication & the advertisements that you may send to other Members and also regulate the same by deleting unwarranted/obscene communications/advertisements at any time at its sole discretion without any prior notification to any members.
  8. palkishaadi.com members are expected to exercise simple precautions for their privacy and safety. Under Security Tips a suggestive guideline of such precautions are enlisted. By becoming a member you hereby agree to abide and adhere to the enlisted tips.
  9. Members of palkishaadi.com who subscribe to the palkishaadi.com select service hereby, unconditionally and irrevocably confirm that you have read all the Terms and Condition and agree to abide by them.

Proprietary rights in the content on palkishaadi.com: We own and retain all the proprietary rights in the palkishaadi.com site and its services. Our website contains the copyrighted material, trademarks, and other proprietary information of palkishaadi.com and its licensors. Except for that information which is in public domain such as member profile or for which permission has been obtained from the user, you cannot copy, modify, publish, transmit, distribute, perform, display or sell any such proprietary information. If any such act is attempted from your end shall constitute a violation of this agreement and your membership is liable to be terminated forthwith palkishaadi.com without any kind of refund of any of your unused subscription fees. We also reserve our rights to take legal action wherever applicable for any violations.

Content posted on site:

  1. You understand and agree that palkishaadi.com may delete any listing, content, communication, photos or profiles that in the sole judgment of palkishaadi.com violate this Agreement or which might be offensive, illegal, or that might violate the rights, harm, or threaten the safety of either palkishaadi.com and/or its Members.
  2. With respect to Content you submit or make available for inclusion on publicly accessible areas of the Site including but not limited to your contact details, you hereby unconditionally and irrevocably grant to palkishaadi.com the license to use, distribute, reproduce, modify, adapt, publicly perform and publicly display such Content on the Site and to Shaadi Centre members from time to time
  3. You shall use the Services only to market and promote your profile and to reach out to other Members for the purpose of driving an Accept from relevant matches. You understand and hereby agree that all information provided by you, such as, data, text, photographs, graphics, communications, tags, or other Content whether publicly posted or privately transmitted or otherwise made available to palkishaadi.com or Shaadi Centre members, are the sole responsibility of the person from whom such Content originated and shall be at the member’s/person’s sole risks and consequences. This means that you (and not palkishaadi.com) are solely responsible for all Content that you upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available via the Service. palkishaadi.com does not control the Content posted via the Service and, as such, does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of such Content. Under no circumstances will palkishaadi.com be liable in any way for any Content, including, but not limited to, any errors or omissions in any Content, or any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any Content posted, emailed, transmitted or otherwise made available via the Service. palkishaadi.com reserves the right to verify the authenticity of Content posted on the Site. In exercising this right, palkishaadi.com may ask you to provide any documentary or other form of evidence supporting the Content you post on the Site. If you fail to produce such evidence, palkishaadi.com may, in its sole discretion, terminate your Membership without a refund.
  4. By posting Content or advertising to any public area of palkishaadi.com, you automatically grant, and you represent and warrant that you have the right to grant, to palkishaadi.com, and other palkishaadi.com Members, an irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive, fully-paid, worldwide license to use, copy, perform, display, and distribute such information and content and to prepare derivative works of, or incorporate into other works, such information and content, and to grant and authorize sublicenses of the foregoing.
  5. The following is an indicative list of the kind of Content that is illegal or prohibited on the Site. palkishaadi.com will investigate and take appropriate legal action in its sole discretion against anyone who violates this Agreement, including without limitation, removing the offending communication / Content from the Service and terminating the Membership of such violators without a refund.

Illegal & prohibitive Content includes content which are:

  1. is blatantly offensive to the community, such as Content that promotes racism, bigotry , hatred or physical harm of any kind against any group or individual.
  2. harasses or advocates harassment of another person
  3. involves the transmission of “junk mail”, “chain letters,” or unsolicited mass mailing or “spamming”
  4. promotes information that you know is false, misleading or promotes illegal activities or conduct that is abusive, threatening, obscene, defamatory or libelous
  5. promotes an illegal or unauthorized copy of another person’s copyrighted work, such as providing pirated computer programs or links to them, providing information to circumvent manufacture-installed copy-protect devices, or providing pirated music or links to pirated music files
  6. contains restricted or password only access pages, or hidden pages or images (those not linked to or from another accessible page)
  7. displays pornographic or sexually explicit material of any kind
  8. provides material that exploits people under the age of 18 in a sexual or violent manner, or solicits personal information from anyone under 18
  9. provides instructional information about illegal activities such as making or buying illegal weapons, violating someone’s privacy, or providing or creating computer viruses
  10. solicits passwords or personal identifying information for commercial or unlawful purposes from other users; and
  11. engages in commercial activities and/or sales without our prior written consent such as contests, sweepstakes, barter, advertising, and pyramid schemes
  • You must use the palkishaadi.com Service in a manner consistent with any and all applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules and regulations.
  • You cannot include in your Member profile, visible to other members, any telephone numbers, street addresses, URL’s, and email addresses.

Copyright Policy: You cannot post, distribute, or reproduce in any way copyrighted material, trademarks, or other proprietary information without obtaining the prior written consent of owners of such proprietary rights. If you believe that your work has been copied and posted on the palkishaadi.com services in a way that constitutes copyright infringement. Then please provide us with the following information:

  • An electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest.
  • A description of the copyrighted work that you claimed to be infringed
  • A description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on our site.
  • Your address, telephone number and email address
  • A written statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law
  • A statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your Notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf

Member Disputes: You are solely responsible for your communication or advertisement with others palkishaadi.com members. We reserve the right, but have no obligation to monitor disputes between you and other members. We do reserve the right to take appropriate action against errant members. We are not obliged to share such actions with other members, including complaints.palkishaadi.com expressly disclaims any responsibility or liability for any transaction or interactions between the members.

Contributions towards shaadi cares:

  • Shaadi Cares, a Social Initiative by palkishaadi.com
  • palkishaadi.com is only facilitating the transactions on www.palkishaadi.com for collecting the contribution towards Shaadicares
  • palkishaadi.com shall not be responsible for the end use of the amounts being contributed
  • For any reason if the palkishaadi.com agrees to refund the amount paid for subscription, in such an event the amount contributed to Shaadicares shall not be liable for refund.

Privacy: the use of our site or services are governed by our  Privacy Policy

  1. What information does palkishaadi.com collect/track about me?

palkishaadi.com is an advertising platform providing targeted advertising services for the purpose of matchmaking. We collect two types of information.

  1. Information that users submit
  2. Information not directly submitted

Information that users submit

Members: There are two types of user-submitted information we collect: Public and Private. We define Public information as personal information that may be displayed on the site at the behest of the member, such as gender, age, height, telephone number, photograph, etc. Private information is defined as any information that allows others to contact a user other than through palkishaadi.com or allows the collection of information about the user other than what is displayed on the site.

  • Private: This information is gathered from members and guests who apply for the various services our site offers. This information includes, but is not limited to: email address, first name, last name, credit card number or checking account information for payment, a user-specified password, mailing address, zip code and telephone number.
  • Public: To order to make the services of advertising to the relevant targeted members, we gather personal information, which may or may not include: customer-specified palkishaadi.com username, gender, age, religion, income range, profession, telephone number, preference/lifestyle information, general geographic location, photograph and horoscope.

palkishaadi.com also allows members to submit public and private information on behalf of others – child/ward, sibling or friend. If such child/ward, sibling or friend does not wish this information to be displayed, she/he has the option to request removal of such information after providing the necessary evidence that the information pertains to her/him.

Framing: We utilize framing techniques to make it appear that the user is still on the web site when they are actually on a third party web site

Surveys & Contests: From time-to-time our site requests information from users via surveys or contests. Participation in these surveys or contests is completely voluntary and the user therefore has a choice whether or not to disclose this information. Information requested may include contact information (such as name and shipping address), and demographic information (such as zip code, and age).

palkishaadi.com affiliates partners: The Affiliate Partner program is a vehicle for other websites to link to palkishaadi.com. No personal member information is exchanged with the Affiliate Partner.

Additional Features:-

Testimonials: Satisfied users of palkishaadi.com have chosen to post testimonials on our web site. All permissions have been obtained to post these testimonials.

Live Chat: palkishaadi.com has tied up with LIVE person for it’s live chat feature. Information you provide on chat is stored on the LIVE person’s server but is not used by them. palkishaadi.com also saves chats for tracking and MIS purpose.

Messenger: If you use our online instant messaging function on this Web site, you should be aware that any personally identifiable information you submit there can be read, collected, or used by other users of this platform, and could be used to send you unsolicited messages. We are not responsible for the personally identifiable information you choose to submit in this platform.


Information not directly submitted 

This information we collect that is not personally identifiable, such as browser type and IP Address. This information is gathered for all the users to the site.

What does palkishaadi.com do with the information it collects/tracks?

We use the collected information in different ways as following:

Information users submit

Private: We basically use member’s email addresses to verify enrollment and to send system emails on behalf of other members. Email addresses are not disclosed to members. We may also use user’s email address to send news regarding our site or our group sites, but the users may choose not to receive such emails by unsubscribing. Email addresses may also be used in private correspondence with the user for customer service issues. Financial information that is collected is used to bill the user for products and services. All other private information submitted by the user is confidential and is not disclosed except as required by law or to protect members of palkishaadi.com. All private information except financial information submitted during the process of a financial transaction & certain account-related information collected at the time of registration can be updated or deleted by the user at any time, as follows:

Updating private information:

  • Login to your palkishaadi.com account
  • Click on my profile
  • Use edit option in the page to update relevant information & submit

Public: Public information provided by members is an advertisement intended to be viewed by visitors to the site. This information is used by visitors for searching and matching purposes. Public information cannot be used to identify a specific member by address, etc (except photograph, posting of which is voluntary). All members also have an option to post their telephone number. The members can choose to display the telephone number to premium members only. This display preference can be changed anytime by the member by visiting the My Contact Details page and opting not to display the telephone number and other contact details to other members. Only premium members can view telephone number(s) of other members who have opted to show their contact details to premium members.

Updating public information:

  • Login to your palkishaadi.com account
  • Click on my profile
  • Use edit option in the page to update relevant information & submit

Note: To prevent misuse of the systems, some information such as DOB can be changed or modified only on request. To do so, go to Help and use the write to Customer Relation Option.

Surveys & Contests: Contact and other information collected for contest is used to notify the winners and award prizes. Information collected through survey is used to monitor or improve the site usage experience.

palkishaadi.com affiliates partners: Information submitted by the Affiliate Partner is used for establishing and maintaining a business relationship. No personal or business information is shared outside the relationship between palkishaadi.com and the Affiliate Partner. Affiliate Partners may not view or access private information of palkishaadi.com subscribers.

Others: palkishaadi.com allows members to write messages to other members to advertise their personal profile for matrimonial alliance. While palkishaadi.com exercises reasonable care to prevent site misuse, we strongly recommend you establish the authenticity and intent of members before giving out personally identifiable information in such messages.

Information not directly submitted

We use your server IP address, and browser-type related information in the general administration of our website.

As a matrimonial service we endeavour to provide transparency in the dealings of members on our website. Hence, we display details such as Last Online date in member profiles, and also provide notifications of read messages to the sending member.

We may store member login ids of users and their IP addresses for certain activities they perform for security purposes in order to track down the person in case of illegal activities

3. With whom does palkishaadi.com share the information it collects/tracks?

Except where you are expressly informed on the site or as described in this privacy policy we do not sell, rent, share, trade or give away any of your personal information. We also reserve the right to disclose your personally identifiable information as required by law only when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and or comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on our website. We will never share your personal information, without your permission.

We may tie up with the partners to bring you various services.

4. Tell me about links with other sites.

Our sites may contain links to other websites. So please be aware that palkishaadi.com is not responsible for the privacy practices of other websites. We encourage you be aware of this when you leave our websites, and to read the privacy statement of each and every web site that collects personally identifiable information.

5. Tell me about Cookies

  • Its helps a website to identify repeat users.
  • Facilitate the user’s ongoing access to and use of the site
  • allow a site to track usage behavior
  • compile aggregate data for content improvements
  • undertake targeted advertising

If you are not willing to get information collected through the use of cookies, most of the browsers contain function that allows a user to deny the cookie feature. The use of cookies is a necessary part of the palkishaadi.com technology and is necessary if you wish to access palkishaadi.com. Sometimes it may be necessary to provide the user with certain features such as customized delivery of information. You can also delete the cookie from your computer at you discretion. If you do such then you will be unable to access certain features on palkishaadi.com & participate in its services.

The main reason behind the use of cookies is to provide its services to deliver content specific to your interests to save your password, so you don’t have to re-enter it each time you visit.

Sometimes you may note that few business partners may use cookie. We do not have access to or control over these cookies.

6. Tell me about palkishaadi.com policy on correcting, updating or removing personal information?

We allow modifying or deleting both public & private information from our database. Private information like financial information provided during the financial transaction like account details however cannot be deleted or removed by the user.

7. How will I know of changes in palkishaadi.com privacy policy?

If it happens that we make a material change to our privacy policy, we will prominently post a link to those changes on our homepage so that you will be aware of what information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances. If at any time we decide to use your personally identifiable information in a manner materially different from that stated at the time it was collected, we will notify you by way of an email.  We will give you a choice as to whether or not we can use the information in this different manner and act accordingly.

8. Tell me about the security of my personal information?

As we are here to provide you services we also take precaution to protect your information both online & offline.

When our order process asks you to enter the sensitive information like credit card number, such type of information is encrypted and it is protected by its best encryption software in the industry.

Not only have we used SSL encryption to protect sensitive information online, but also offline. We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transaction and once we receive it. All your information, not just sensitive information mentioned above is restricted in our offices. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job are granted access to personally identifiable information.

We are in full power to do everything to prevent misuse of photographs. Apart from not allowing photographs to be download or copied, we have watermarked them with our logo. This act as a further obstacle for illegal use elsewhere.

9. Tell me about palkishaadi.com’s email policy?

We use primarily use emails at extensive level to help you to find you match on palkishaadi.com. Our main email products and services include:

  • Member response to your profile
  • Partner matches for you
  • Newsletters updating you of the latest features on our site.

Occasionally we may send you:

  • Invitation of special events arranged by palkishaadi.com
  • Special offers from partner sites or group sites, which we believe are useful for you.

As a palkishaadi.com member, you are automatically subscribed to all of the above, as an integral part of our matchmaking services to you. However, at any time, you may choose to manage your subscriptions to one or more of the above (except Contact Alert). All our emails will carry a link to help you do this. You can also independently manage your email subscription using the My Alerts Manager option.

We reiterate that we will never sell / rent out your email address to any third party, unless you expressly permit us to do so. In fact, we do not allow ANYONE to see your email address, not even other palkishaadi.com members.

Your friend’s email address: Throughout palkishaadi.com, you have the option to send interesting profiles / articles to your friends. Do make full use of this option, because your friends are also covered by palkishaadi.com’s spam-free privacy policy. We will use your friend’s email address only to send a one-time message to them per request. Then they will never ever hear from us again unless they voluntarily subscribe to our services.

 

10. Tell me how to contact palkishaadi.com?

Disclaimers:

  • palkishaadi.com is not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate Content/listing posted on the Site or in connection with the palkishaadi.com Service, whether caused by Users, Members or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Service, nor for the conduct of any User and/or Member of the palkishaadi.com Service whether online or offline.
  • palkishaadi.com assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, User and/or Member communications or any communications by palkishaadi.com to its Members.
  • palkishaadi.com is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer on-line-systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of email or players on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any web site or combination thereof, including injury or damage to Users and/or Members or to any other person’s computer related to or resulting and/or in connection with the palkishaadi.com Service.
  • Under no circumstances will palkishaadi.com be responsible for any loss or damage resulting from anyone’s use of the Site or the Service and/or any Content posted on the palkishaadi.com Site or transmitted to palkishaadi.com Members.
  • The exchange of matchmaking profile(s) through or by “palkishaadi.com” is not a matrimonial offer and/or recommendation from/by palkishaadi.com. palkishaadi.com shall not be responsible for any loss or damage to any individual arising out of, or subsequent to, any relations (including but not limited to matrimonial relations) established pursuant to the use of palkishaadi.com.
  • The Site and the Service are provided “AS-IS” and palkishaadi.com expressly disclaims any warranty of fitness for a particular purpose or non-infringement. palkishaadi.com cannot guarantee and does not promise any specific results from use of the Site and/or the palkishaadi.com Service.
  • palkishaadi.com expressly disclaims any liability or responsibility whatsoever and howsoever arising as a result of any Content/listing posted on the Site / made available to palkishaadi.com by any Members or the users of the Site or any third party.
  • palkishaadi.com does not assume any responsibility or liability for any illegal Content posted on the Site by any Members, users or any third party.
  • All liability, whether civil or criminal arising out of any Content that is Posted on the Site will be of that Member / user / third party who has Posted such Content and palkishaadi.com reserves its right to claim damages from such Member/ user / third party that it may suffer as a result of such Content Posted on the Site. palkishaadi.com does not claim ownership of Content you submit or make available for inclusion on the Service.

Limitation on Liabilities:

In no event will palkishaadi.com be liable to you or any third person for any indirect, consequential, exemplary, incidental, special or punitive damages, including also lost profits arising from your use of the Site or the palkishaadi.com Service, even if palkishaadi.com has been advised of the possibility of such damages. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained herein, palkishaadi.com’s liability to you for any cause whatsoever, and regardless of the form of the action, will at all times be limited to the amount paid, if any, by you to palkishaadi.com, for the Service during the term of membership.

Jurisdiction:

If there is any kind of dispute about or involving the Site and/or the Service, by using the Site, you unconditionally agree that all such disputes and/or differences will be governed by the law.

Indemnity:

You agree to indemnify and hold palkishaadi.com, its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents, and other partners and employees, fully indemnified and harmless from any loss, liability, claim, or demand, including reasonable attorney’s fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your use of the Service in violation of this Agreement and/or arising from a breach of these Terms of Use and/or any breach of your representations and warranties set forth above and/or any fraudulent act on your part.

Others: 

By becoming a Member of the palkishaadi.com service, you agree to receive certain specific email from palkishaadi.com and/or its group sites. You can unsubscribe at any time for any reason quickly and easily by clicking on the unsubscribe link enclosed in the mail. You can also manage your subscription to these emails using the My Alert Manager option.

This Agreement, accepted upon use of the Site and further affirmed by becoming a Member of the palkishaadi.com service, contains the entire agreement between you and palkishaadi.com regarding the use of the Site and/or the Service. If any provision of this Agreement is held invalid, the remainder of this Agreement shall continue in full force and effect.

By becoming a member of palkishaadi.com and/or using the Services of the Site, you unconditionally and irrevocably confirm that you have read and understood the above provisions and agree to abide by them.

Please feel free to contact us with any questions regarding this service agreement.